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Accelerate Long Island and the Long Island Emerging Technologies Fund Announce $100,000 Investment in Envisagenics

July 29, 2015

Accelerate Long Island and the Long Island Emerging Technologies Fund Announce $100,000 Investment in Envisagenics
A Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Spin-out, Envisagenics is a bioinformatics startup founded by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory scientists   Roslyn, NY, July 29, 2015 – Accelerate Long Island and the Long Island Emerging Technologies Fund (LIETF) have announced an investment of $100,000 in Envisagenics, Inc. Envisagenics is a bioinformatics startup based on technology developed at Cold [...] read more

Accelerate Long Island and the Long Island Emerging Technologies Fund Invest $100,000 in Symbiotic Health

July 16, 2015

Co-founded by North Shore-LIJ infectious disease expert, Symbiotic Health focuses on therapeutics for potentially deadly bacteria Clostridium difficile  Roslyn, NY, July 16, 2015 – Accelerate Long Island and the Long Island Emerging Technologies Fund (LIETF) have announced an investment of $100,000 in Symbiotic Health Inc. The biotechnology startup is dedicated to developing and commercializing bacterial [...] read more

Accelerate Long Island and the LIETF Announce $100,000 Investment in Right Dose, a Stony Brook University Startup

June 4, 2015

Roslyn, NY, June 4, 2015 – Accelerate Long Island and the Long Island Emerging Technologies Fund (LIETF) have announced an investment of $100,000 in Right Dose Inc., a high-tech startup based on research conducted in the Department of Radiology at Stony Brook Medicine.  Right Dose was incorporated in 2011 in New York State and its [...] read more

Accelerate LI Announces 14 Hottest Startups

March 31, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MELVILLE, N.Y. (March 25, 2015) – Accelerate Long Island named Long Island’s 14 most-promising technology startups as part of an inaugural look at the state of the local innovation economy. The companies were selected by a panel of technology executives, funding experts and economic development officials, and cover the three sectors that [...] read more

Accelerate LI Issues Technology Startups Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MELVILLE, N.Y. (March 25, 2015) – Accelerate Long Island released its inaugural report on the state of Long Island technology startups, offering the most comprehensive look to date at the region’s emerging innovation economy. Prepared over five months, the report is based on data collected from almost 200 local startups in IT, [...] read more

Accelerate Long Island and the Long Island Emerging Technologies Fund Announce $100,000 Investment in Codagenix Inc., a Stony Brook University Biotech Startup

December 16, 2014

Roslyn, NY (December 16, 2014) – Accelerate Long Island and the Long Island Emerging Technologies Fund (LIETF) made an investment of $100,000 in Codagenix Inc., a biotechnology startup company that is based on Stony Brook University research. Codagenix is located at the Long Island High Technology Incubator on Stony Brook University’s campus.  Accelerate Long Island [...] read more

Accelerate Long Island and LISTnet Join Forces to Support COMETS program

June 12, 2014

Accelerate LI to contribute matching grants to fall COMETS participants Roslyn, NY, June 12, 2014- Accelerate Long Island today announced that it will provide up to $12,500 in matching grants to five tech startup companies (up to $2,500 each) participating in the Fall COMETS program, administered by the Long Island Software Technology Network (LISTnet). COMETS [...] read more

Accelerate Long Island and the Long Island Emerging Technologies Fund Announce $500K in Funding for Five Biotech and Clean Energy Startups

June 5, 2014

Accelerate Long Island and the Long Island Emerging Technologies Fund Announce $500K in Funding for Five Biotech and Clean Energy Startups
Initial investments of $100,000 each for Goddard Labs, Green Sulfcrete, PolyNova, SynchroPET and Traverse Biosciences will transition technologies from research labs to tech startup companies Roslyn, NY, June 5, 2014 –The Accelerate Long Island (ALI) Seed Fund and the Long Island Emerging Technologies Fund (LIETF) today announced initial investments in five Long Island-based biotech and [...] read more

LaunchPad Opens Technology Incubator and Co-Working Space in Huntington, NY

March 7, 2014

For Immediate Release LaunchPad Opens Technology Incubator and Co-Working Space in Huntington, NY  Huntington, NY, February 5, 2014 – LaunchPad Long Island announced today the opening of a new 8,500 square-foot incubator and co-working space in Huntington for startup technology companies. The facility is the latest effort to support Long Island tech startups moving into [...] read more

Accelerate Long Island and Topspin Partners Announce Alliance to Fund and Support Long Island Technology Startup Companies

November 7, 2013

Topspin CEO Leo Guthart and Partner Steve Winick Join Accelerate Long Island’s Board Roslyn, NY, November 7, 2013- Accelerate Long Island, a regional non-profit organization founded by Long Island’s research institutions and business community to foster the creation of an innovation-based economy, announced an alliance with Topspin Partners, Long Island’s largest venture capital firm, to fund [...] read more